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Goodbye Telenor, Welcome Yettel

Telenor Hungary continues as Yettel effective March 1st

Telenor Hungary announces that, starting March 1st, the company will be named Yettel Hungary. The name change is a part of the wider rebranding initiative in Bulgaria, Hungary and Serbia where the PPF’s Telenor branded businesses operate.


Schools get digital devices worth HUF 10 million

Digital Springboard program for the institutions of underprivileged regions is closed

A joint program by Telenor Hipersuli and the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid provided educational devices to schools in Baranya, Békés, Hajdú-Bihar, Somogy and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg counties. Under the program launched to help bridge the digital divide, tablets and laptops were donated to the schools of five underprivileged communities. HiperSuli now supports digital education in 101 schools across the country.


Telenor and Tungsram take the stories of Hungarian scientists to the Moon

Katalin Karikó, Zoltán Bay and Albert-László Barabási featured on Moon plaque

The Peregrine space probe will be launched in summer 2022 to take scientific equipment and some special payload including the Space Time plaque of Hungary’s Puli Space Technologies to the Moon. The metal plaque capable of withstanding the most extreme circumstances for several thousands of years will feature the stories of Hungarian scientists as a message from two Hungarian companies to travel farther in space and time than ever before. Telenor etched the scientific achievements of five outstanding contemporary researchers while Tungsram added the story of Zoltán Bay, the first scientist detecting radar echo from the Moon, to the Moon plaque as if to a microfilm.


Digital Springboard: schools of disadvantaged communities can apply for digital educational devices and training for one more week

A budget of HUF 10 million and free training courses are available

The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid and Telenor have again announced the Digital Springboard program targeted at educational institutions serving disadvantaged communities. The schools submitting a bid to the tender held for the second time can apply for digital devices worth HUF 2 million per school. In addition to the total budget of HUF 10 million, the teachers of winning educational institutions will also be enrolled in a 30-hour accredited online HiperSuli Digital Methodology Training. The program is open for applications until 10 January 2022.